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Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts Focused Factory Manager in Ligonier, Indiana

Focused Factory Manager

  • Tracking Code:184382

  • Job Location:Ligonier, IN

  • Country:United States

Job Description

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers and marketers serving the light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial and aftermarket industries. Our portfolio consists of Clean Air, Powertrain, Aftermarket, and Ride Performance products and technology solutions. With our product portfolio, dedication to quality, global reach, entrepreneurial setting and competitive strength, we're at a great place to build a lasting career.

We are looking for a Focused Factory Manager (Operations Manager) for our Ligonier, Indiana plant to contribute to our Clean Air business unit. You will lead the operations of a large cross functional team within one of the business units of the plant, including all team members and leaders in quality, engineering, production planning, and continuous improvement, to support internal and external customers. Our top candidate will have strong proven experience supervising manufacturing operations within a large plant.

Our recruiting team is ready to act immediately. You’ll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through the process quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication.


  • Champion the development of the people, processes, and capabilities within the assigned Focused Factory within the plant.

  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding safety, quality, delivery, and cost KPI’s.

  • Advance continuous improvement activities using Lean tools.

  • Create a culture of zero in the Focused Factory – zero accidents, zero defects, zero later orders and zero waste.

  • Ensure products are manufactured on time and according to customer quality requirements to ensure the customer delivery schedule is met.

  • Plans and manages delivery requirements, inventory levels, labor productivity and asset utilization.

  • Prepare and report out regularly in Focused Factory and plant wide communication meetings.

  • Coordinate with new product development to launch programs into production.

  • Set Focused Factory AOP goals, review and maintain a pipeline of continuous improvement projects such that the AOP targets are met or exceeded.

Required Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Business discipline.

  • At least 3 years of experience supervising manufacturing operations in a high volume environment.

  • At least 5 years of experience carrying out CI tasks within similar environment.

  • Automotive industry experience highly preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.